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New York Times, Monday, May 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,848
Across
1. Plants. : CACTI
6. Sneezy's brother. : DOC
9. Double features. : CHINS
14. Kind of squash. : ACORN
15. Noun suffix. : INE
16. Nest. : AERIE
17. Walk, in a way. : STRUT
18. Human spark plug. : FIREBRAND
20. Novice. : TENDERFOOT
22. Meal of a kind. : TEA
23. Links site. : GREEN
24. Grotto. : CAVERN
27. Calmer. : SERENER
30. Speed (oneself). : HIE
31. "But ___ on forever." : IGO
32. Choose. : ELECT
35. Mysterious power. : MAGIC
39. Movie star, old style. : VAMP
41. Fillet. : SNOOD
43. Hippies' slogan. : LOVE
44. On the qui vive. : ALERT
46. Hauled. : TOWED
48. Suffix with hepta, penta, etc. : GON
49. Grain seed. : OAT
51. Shelters. : HARBORS
53. Din. : CLAMOR
56. Fisherman. : EELER
57. Defiant one, for short. : REB
58. Absurd. : IRRATIONAL
63. Go ___ (go to extremes). : OVERBOARD
66. Sleep noisily. : SNORE
67. Volcano. : PELEE
68. Comprehend. : SEE
69. Small cases. : ETUIS
70. Down-at-heels. : SEEDY
71. Tot (up). : ADD
72. Splits. : RENDS
Down
1. Mold. : CAST
2. Deed: Fr. : ACTE
3. Kind of meal. : CORN
4. Plod. : TRUDGE
5. Important doctor. : INTERNE
6. Unlike. : DIFFERENT
7. Vegetable. : ONION
8. Food fish. : CERO
9. Hack. : CAB
10. Pronoun. : HER
11. Incensed. : IRATE
12. Forty-___. : NINER
13. Car. : SEDAN
19. Practice an art. : ETCH
21. Movie units. : REELS
25. Goal. : AIM
26. Menu choice. : VEAL
27. Oriental deity. : SIVA
28. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
29. Eternal City. : ROME
33. Bird's call. : COO
34. With strawlike hair. : TOWHEADED
36. Modern slogan. : GOGO
37. Composer Novello. : IVOR
38. Time periods: Abbr. : CENS
40. Campus event. : PROM
42. Distributed. : DEALT
45. Philippine peasant. : TAO
47. Creator of Carrie, Jennie, et al. : DREISER
50. Piece of music. : TRIO
52. Name in literature. : BRONTE
53. Harvest. : CROPS
54. Quay. : LEVEE
55. White poplar. : ABELE
56. Miscalculated. : ERRED
59. Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
60. Substantive. : NOUN
61. Uninteresting. : ARID
62. Minus. : LESS
64. Burgundy. : RED
65. Tunisian ruler. : BEY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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